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Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,254
Posted By viperh
I just spooned on a set of Mitas E-07. So far I...

I just spooned on a set of Mitas E-07. So far I am impressed. Snow, rain, dry, sand, works well. Not as good at the Karoos or TKC 80's but a good 50/50 tire. I don't get the spin in the rain on...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By viperh
Need help with rear brake problem. 81 r100rt (Fixed)

EDIT-Found the issue.. Somehow debris found its way into the M/C. Was going to delete the thread but no delete button.

Long story short bought 81 r100rt in order to make a hack. I have...
Forum: Hacks 10-09-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,109
Posted By viperh
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y253/Viperh/IMAG0...

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y253/Viperh/IMAG0245.jpg (http://s7.photobucket.com/user/Viperh/media/IMAG0245.jpg.html)

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y253/Viperh/IMAG0246.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 10-06-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,109
Posted By viperh
Teaser- Have school work to do this week. This...

Teaser- Have school work to do this week. This is as far as I can get tonight.

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y253/Viperh/IMAG0243.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,808
Views: 204,010
Posted By viperh
I'll be out of town on the 18th unfortunately. ...

I'll be out of town on the 18th unfortunately. Aviator has good food and beer.

Taphouse - Can get growlers filled, Full Beer Menu, Limited food menu. Ribs, Wings, tacos. The food you order...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By viperh
Have one. Currently packed up somewhere. Long...

Have one. Currently packed up somewhere. Long story short. I moved out of my house 1k sq feet with a pole barn 1300 sq feet in Indiana and moved down here to Raleigh and crammed everything into a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By viperh
Pissed Anyone with a reference to a Machine Shop or can help near Holly Springs, NC?

I have a rusted bolt in my middle crash bar of my GSA I'm having trouble getting out. Anyone have a machine shop or know of a good place that can help me out? This is the bar that goes in front of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 30,401
Posted By viperh
My wife's 09 F650GS melted the lense also. ...

My wife's 09 F650GS melted the lense also. Dealer replaced it out of good faith. We use $9 dollar dirtbike bulbs from Suzuki and it hasn't happened yet.

Part #PX26d H7LL 12v 55 watts
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By viperh
Pissed Spent all day looking for my damn blow torch....

Spent all day looking for my damn blow torch. Moved in Dec. and renting a house. Alot of my stuff is still packed up. We close on the new house this Friday and I can start to setup my Garage...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By viperh
Bolt rusted and broke on stock engine guard

I go to tear into the bike to do the 72k service (2010 gsa). The bars were off 36k ago with no problems. Not this time. See pic. It's been soaking in penetrant all night and I still can't get the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4,808
Views: 204,010
Posted By viperh
Subscribing. I keep missing out on these and...

Subscribing. I keep missing out on these and meeting like minded individuals.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,190
Posted By viperh
+2. Weights are cheap and it doesn't take long. ...

+2. Weights are cheap and it doesn't take long. From start to finish it takes me 35 min to change out both tires on my r1200. My wife's on the other hand, f650gs the front tire always gives me...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By viperh
I ran into this problem too. I media blasted the...

I ran into this problem too. I media blasted the rust off the pin and spray painted it with caliper paint. Not only is it red and pretty but it's lasted 50K miles like that now. I regrease the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,102
Posted By viperh
I follow these...

I follow these (http://www.ascycles.com/bmw_motorcycle_service_and_maintenance_schedules.aspx#RDOHC), somewhere someone had compiled all of this data into an excel spreadsheet and I have it locally...
Forum: Hacks 07-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,109
Posted By viperh
Things have been slow, I apologize. Between...

Things have been slow, I apologize. Between studying and passing a cert for work, house hunting, applying and getting accepted to Penn State for their Master's Program, and Closing on a house (Aug...
Forum: Hacks 07-02-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,109
Posted By viperh
:D This gives me a warm fuzzy feeling that I'm...

:D This gives me a warm fuzzy feeling that I'm doing the right thing here. :rofl
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By viperh
Yes, the bolts to keep the two caliper halves...

Yes, the bolts to keep the two caliper halves together.
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By viperh
'81 r100rt Split caliper bolts stripped

Just curious, Has anyone ran a Helicoil or Timesert to repair the caliper after splitting in half. I rebuilt calipers all around and when torquing the calipers back (60-65 NM) according to chilton's...
Forum: Hacks 06-24-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,109
Posted By viperh
Finally got out in the garage again and started...

Finally got out in the garage again and started working some more on it. Replaced all the brake lines with Spiegler, Rebuilt the rear caliper, replaced a rusted piston out of the caliper. Torqued...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By viperh
Thanks for the input.. I'm adding a side car and...

Thanks for the input.. I'm adding a side car and the rotors are original so any new surface would be better. I Just looked and they are riveted. I guess I'll see what the EBCs look like when they...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By viperh
Can I re-use Brake Rotor bolts 81 r100rt

Can I re-use the brake rotor bolts or do I need new ones all around? All the rotors were out of spec so I have to replace all three.

Thanks,
Nate
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,109
Posted By viperh
Yes, I also picked up the subframe and the...

Yes, I also picked up the subframe and the steering will be converted to a leading link design.
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,109
Posted By viperh
Other bits and pieces. ...

Other bits and pieces.

http://advcash.smugmug.com/Hack/i-Bf8HfVq/0/L/paint%203-L.jpg
http://advcash.smugmug.com/Hack/i-BjxLNRw/0/L/Guard-L.jpg ...
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,109
Posted By viperh
So it begins

I've been wanting a Hack for a while. I almost pulled the trigger on a Ural and I'm glad I did not. First off I don't have as much skill as a lot of you here so I farmed out my hack build to Jay at...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By viperh
Thank you gentlemen! This was one of the links I...

Thank you gentlemen! This was one of the links I could not find!
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By viperh
Need new caliper piston '81 r100rt (Brembo Brakes)

When I first started looking at repairing the barn find I had a great link to a site with old moto guzzi/ducatti/and bmw brake parts. I can't seem to find it now. Anyone know where I can get a new...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,591
Posted By viperh
After I blew out my rear shock on a "Here watch...

After I blew out my rear shock on a "Here watch this moment" I read about Ted Porter and the Wilburs on this site. I called Ted with my questions and ordered my replacement shocks. When I installed...
Forum: Face plant 06-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,324
Posted By viperh
Is your chain loose? I watched a buddy in front...

Is your chain loose? I watched a buddy in front of me go down in a turn because of a loose chain.
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By viperh
Thanks all. Got the clymers ordered can't wait...

Thanks all. Got the clymers ordered can't wait for the adventures that await.
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By viperh
Love how your bike looks.:eek1

Love how your bike looks.:eek1
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-31-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,275
Sticky: TetS
Views: 122,490
Posted By viperh
Got the PDF, thanks. Looking forward for my wife...

Got the PDF, thanks. Looking forward for my wife to complete the off-road course so we can hit this up this summer.
-Nate
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-31-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,499
Sticky: Tet
Views: 157,598
Posted By viperh
Got the PDF thanks. -Nate

Got the PDF thanks.
-Nate
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By viperh
Need 1981 R100rt Torque specs Calipers

All,
Just bought a barn find and working on fixing it up. I haven't ordered a repair manual yet. Which ones are recommended?

1981 BMW R100RT Need torque specs for Brembo Brakes; MC is on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,651
Posted By viperh
I liked my ESA also when I first got it. I...

I liked my ESA also when I first got it. I didn't think I would be adjusting much but some days I commute with the wife, some days I don't.

I will tell you this. You think it is awesome now......
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By viperh
205 views and no advice? Hand tight it is then...

205 views and no advice? Hand tight it is then until I can find a good repair manual.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By viperh
1981 R100rt Torque specs

All,
Just bought a barn find and working on fixing it up. I haven't ordered a repair manual yet. Which ones are recommended?

1981 BMW R100RT Need torque specs for Brembo Brakes MC is on...
Forum: Hacks 05-16-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,808
Posted By viperh
Depends on what you mean by sturdy. :evil She's...

Depends on what you mean by sturdy. :evil She's handles her own on the f650GS (twin) however in the very rare event she dumps it I have to pick it up. I'm taking her to the gym to make her...
Forum: Hacks 05-16-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,808
Posted By viperh
Leading Link Fork manufacturers?

So my googlefu seems to be failing me today. I've been reading up on sidecar rigs and I purchased a great barn find '81 R100RT to add a hack to. I have a budget and I have to figure out how to make...
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By viperh
Appreciate the responses guys. I'll proceed with...

Appreciate the responses guys. I'll proceed with my friend's '81 r100rt, remove the fairing and adding a side-car to this. If it was just me I wouldn't have an issue with repairs on the road. Sheit...
Forum: Hacks 03-12-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By viperh
Valid Point. True, I'm not sure of the...

Valid Point.



True, I'm not sure of the whole story here. It's actually a shop who is selling it? I'm not sure if maybe the original owner hit financial hardship with the repairs, or maybe...
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